On average, Kenny had fewer people per household in 2000 than Minneapolis had, down from 1980 and 1990 when it had more. While the neighborhood's average household size steadily decreased from 1980 to 2000, Minneapolis' remained relatively stable, and even saw a slight increase from 2.2 in 1990 to 2.3 people in 2000. In Kenny, the average household size decreased from a high of 2.6 people per household in 1980 to 2.2 in 2000.
In 2000 there were 32 more households in Kenny than in 1980, and the demographics of the neighborhood's households also changed during this time. In 1980 people in slightly more than 80 percent of the households lived in families. In 2000 many people lived alone or with people to whom they were not related. Family households fell to 63 percent.
In 1980 the percentage of householders living alone in the neighborhood was 22 percent lower than the city's percentage. Although the proportion
While the percentage of seniors living alone increased in Kenny between 1980 and 2000, it still remains significantly lower than the city percentage. In 2000 24 percent of senior residents lived alone in the neighborhood compared to 37 percent citywide.
The percentage of families with children under 18 was lower in Kenny than citywide between 1980 and 2000. And while the city percentage increased steadily, the neighborhood rate fluctuated slightly. In 2000, 36 percent of neighborhood families had children under 18; this is an increase from 1990 but a decrease from the high of 38 percent in 1980. The city had 45 percent in 1980 and grew to 50 percent in 2000.
Last updated Sep. 27, 2011